JAN 20-22 SUMMER SCHOOL
Merinda Summer School 2020 is looking fabulous! We have industry professionals from dance, circus and gymnastics all booked in and ready to
make this summer AMAZING!
Full timetable for each day shown in instagram (you can also
or all three days for $135!!!
FEB 2020 TEAM CLASSES RESUME
Classes resume in February.... starting with our Inters on Friday February 7th. All classes are held in our purpose built studios.
Tots (pre-school): Saturday 8th February 8:30 - 9:30
Tinies (7 years and under): Saturday 8th Februray 9:00- 11:00
Sub Juniors (10 years and under): Saturday 8th February 11:00 - 3:00
Juniors (13 years and under): Saturday 8th February 2:00 - 6:00
Intermediates (17 years and under): Friday 7th February 6:00 - 10:00
Seniors (17 years and over): Wednesday 12th February 6:30 - 10:30
Masters (26 years and over): Tuesday 25th February 7:00 - 9:30
1a / 19 Enterprise Drive
FEB 2020 ACRO CLASSES
Day 1 of Summer School is packed with fun sessions! It starts with Stretching out those holiday bodies. We have Hip Hop, Jazz, Singing and just recently confirmed Leaping with Rebecca Davies!
ACRO classes on Tuesdays are a great way for our younger students to develop strength and flexibility, and enhance their gymnastic based skills outside of regular class time.
Day 2 of Summer School we have Strength & Conditioning, Ballet, Acro, and Lyrical.
Day 3 of Summer School has Circus and Rhythmic Gymnastics - talk about a fantastic day!
NEW YORK, NEW YORK starts and runs for a limited time only.
Celebrating all things Broadway, this song and dance extravaganza features a cast of 40 calisthenics and musical theatre performers, accompanied by a live orchestra
Ballet Classes Resume
Acro Classes Resume
Inter classes resume 6:00 - 10:00
JAN 2020 EXCITING NEWS
Congratulations to Aiva (pictured) on her selection into the Australian Ballet School ITP programme 2020 and for becoming an Ambassador for Hoffa Studios! Big year ahead for this clever girl.
* photo courtesy of Hoffa Studios
FEB 2020 BALLET CLASSES RESUME
Set aside your Monday nights for Ballet classes with the superb Miss Effie. Cecchetti syllabus with exams available. An absolute must for those wishing to improve deportment, turnout, feet, strength and technique.
6-8 years: 4:30 - 5:30
9-12 years: 5:30 - 6:30
13 years plus: 6:30 - 7:30
Tots classes resume 8:30 - 9:30
Tinies classes resume 9:00 - 11:00
Subbie classes resume 11:00 - 3:00
Junior classes resume 2:00 - 6:00
Senior classes resume 6:30 - 10:30
Master Classes Resume 7:00 - 9:30
DEC 2019 AMAZING LEVEL RESULTS
Congratulations to our students on their FABULOUS level results - with nearly 80% receiving Honours or Honours Distinction (not including test 1 and test 2 where no grading is actually given).
Extra special mention to Chelsea P on her 100% result for Grade 3!
More details on our achievements page.
DEC 2019 2020 STATE TEAM REPRESENTATIVES
Congratulations to the following students on being selected for the 2020 Victorian State Team!
Juniors: Mia G, Maddie M, Ruby R
Inters: Chelsea P
Seniors: Rachel D, Chelsea K, Jess H and Honoria R
What a fabulous achievement for these talented girls!
OCT 2019 WE ARE A SILVER LEADING CLUB!
We have reached SILVER in Cali Vics Leading Clubs program. The Cali Vic Leading Clubs Program is a quality assurance program endorsed by Sport and Recreation Victoria and VicSport, designed to assist Clubs to identify, prioritise and implement effective management strategies to meet the changing demands on calisthenic clubs.
A MASSIVE thank you to Ros Borg for all the work she has done in the background to help us reach this level. Our policies and procedures can be found on our POLICIES page.
OCT 2019 OUTSTANDING RSSS RESULTS
Earlier in the year, three extremely talented senior soloists - Brigette McV, Honoria R and Rachel D were selected as finalists in both the Graceful and Calisthenic Solo competitions at Royal South Street. An amazing feat on its own!
Congratulations to all these beautiful girls! To be placed in this elite competition is just the icing on the cake. Rachel came home with a magnificent 2nd in her Graceful. What an achievement! And to top it off Honoria was placed an incredible 3rd in BOTH her Graceful and her Calisthenic Solo! WOW.
Our Tinies were the only team to compete at Royal South Street this year and were superb! As well as being supremely cute - they also brought come the Kathleen Wiseman Trophy for their 1st place in Song!
OCT 2019 JUNIORS WIN STATE TITLES!
What a year this incredible Junior team have had! Following on from an amazing year last year with aggregate wins at every comp and runners up at State Titles, this year they backed themselves, dug deep, and went that step further to come home STATE CHAMPIONS.
Congratulations Coaches, Girls and Supporters. Enjoy!
JUL 2019 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!
Yes, it's true! We have another Merinda Grown National Champion!
Congratulations to the most amazing HONORIA on winning Nationals with her Calisthenic Solo.
The very beautiful and talented Mya L was a member of the winning Sub Junior team at Nationals!
This year we had soloists selected for EVERY solo at Nationals - we are so proud of each and every girl. Honor was not the only soloist to place at Nationals. Full details on our achievements page.
JUN 2019 COACH OF THE YEAR!
We are incredibly proud to Announce that Sue Harding has been awarded 2018 Coach of the Year! We've always known she is incredibly talented and dedicated, but fantastic to have the Calisthenic community recognise her ability. How lucky are we?
MAY 2019 40TH GALA CELEBRATIONS.
2019 sees Merinda in it's 40th year of competition. We had an amazing night at the Arts Centre reminiscing and celebrating with old and new friends - a truly wonderful night!